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of these companies. the bureau can now follow whether laws are being followed from credit origination to debt collection, by identifying problems and rooting them out early we're working to try to minimize consumer harm. our report also encompasses the bureau's first enforcement actions against credit card companies that deceived consumers inch some cases the companies targeted economically vulnerable consumers with low credit scores and low credit limits. we were able to secure $425 million in relief for six million consumers and imposed penalties on the company to deter such activity in the future. these actions will senior as a warning signal for anyone who seeks to profit by misleading consumers inch the second half of 2012 we tackled issues in the market for private student loan debt which currently totals $150 billion outstanding. the studies detail the struggles students and recent graduates are experiencing. together with the education secretary we made recommendations to congress on common sense reform to ensure the risky underwriting practices of the past are not repeated. the work
overtures of law that is a hot topic. the california environmental quality act requires developers to conduct environmental impact studies before they break ground. supporters are crediting urban sprawl. atw it is spawning lawsuits to valuable proj to h. paul rogers, this is something that democrats in the governor's party have malear che don't want touched. they want to leave sequia the way it is. gait was signed in 1970 bygoveh thnkou california was in the development of the '50s and '60s, we build hillendale and fill in tndsfor a six-lanereeway over the coast and the public had little input. sequia waslledn adeederal law. these laws say when you do a big project,ly t california law, if you are a local or state government or developer, you have to have public meetings and you have to tell people how much smog it will put in the air and how many cars and noise. you have to mitigator offset that damage. you have to find ways, not to kill the project, but tweak the project. developers, as you point out, say it adds too much cost to the project. it is a reason that california is unfr
in the program. still to come on the newshour, genetic research and the law; the senate tackles immigration reform; and venezuela elects a new president. but first, the other news of the day. here's hari sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: at least 55 people were killed in iraq today in a string of coordinated bombings and other attacks. scores of others were wounded. explosions rang out from baghdad and fallujah to kirkuk and tikrit. the force of the blasts reduced city blocks to rubble, caused chaos in the streets and left bystanders bewildered. >> what have those innocent people done to deserve this? lives of innocent people don't mean anything? we are only asking for security and safety. is this safe? no electricity, no cars, they are targeting everything, even people. everything is targeted. why? why are they doing that? >> sreenivasan: the violence came less than a week before iraqis hold local elections, their first vote since u.s. troops withdrew in 2011. there was no immediate claim of responsibility, but such attacks are often a trademark of al- qaeda's iraqi wing. a major sell-off hit w
in for a long time. the law requires that. beyond that we don't know for sure. we have had difficult negotiations over the second part that have the guest worker program and make sure that it's both at will and contract so it serves all of agricultural. because we know at some point we need additional workers beyond the highly trained skilled workers that are currently doing the work in the country that are likely to get a blue card. there will be additional workers needed down the road. we have to a viable worker program. the current program is not that program. if we have the blue card program in our existing h2a we would be back here in a few years, senator, telling you we have a big problem. >> my time is . >> that's what we've got avoid. we have to make sure we don't make the same mistake as 1986. >> thank you. we have two unique situations on the committee, as we mentioned with senator cornyn who had to be absent and all of us understand why. there's no question he should have been in texas and was. the other senator feinstein who is handled the ag negotiations. both will be gi
to be a lot more than the five to 15 that was earlier announced by law enforcement. >> it may seem that way but we just don't know. they're not tipping their hands with this at all. the state representative did tell me when he toured the site he was amazed at the level of damage done to the neighborhood homes. he said they weren't blown over like a tornado, they were blown up with the walls blowing outward. he said it looked like a war zone. >> suarez: you had an enormous fire then catastrophic explosion. is there a chemical smell in the area? when you're downwind from west does it smell like you're near a chemical plant that has some serious trouble? >> i hto am right now the only smell you smell is cows. wee right next to a cattle yard. i really don't know. ,the arck not o live there within a two-mile radius can get there to check the damage of their homes or get their prescription medicine or clothing or anything. everyone is being totally kept out of the area at the direction of the a.t.f., the alcohol, tobacco, firearms and explosives folks. >> suarez: in the core area, is there materi
come in through tax revenue coming in, and not so much money going out in the form of spending on law enforcement. and jeffrey myron from the cato institute brought us that number and jeffrey, welcome back. good to see you again. >> nice to see you. stuart: 20 billion dollars, it seems like a low number because you know, if you're not paying for all of this law enforcement, and all those people in prison because of weed offenses, and yet, taxing marijuana where it's sold legally, it seems like 20 billion is a low number. justify it. >> well, first of all, over the past several decades, marijuana has become a lower and lower priority for law enforcement, so, absolutely, we're still making lots of arrests for marijuana and some encarnacions, but not nearly to the extent that we did, 10, 15, 20 years ago, the emphasis shifted to other drugs. and although marijuana is the most widely used illegal drug, it's 6% of the population that says it uses marijuana so it's one product of many, many, many products to take a related example, alcohol of course is a big industry and brings in about 25
the latest out of the boston area. it began last night, in fact. two men identified by law enforcement sources as the boston marathon attack suspects armed with explosives and guns were battling authorities in a suburb of boston suburb watertown this morning. there was chaos until police took one man into custody and the other one fled. he is said to be armed and dangerous. one of the suspects taken into custody is dead. the other is still on the run. the standoff erupted shortly after the shooting of a police officer. now, references the photograph released by the fbi on thursday, authorities say it's the white hat suspect known as suspect number two who remains on the loose. again, as authorities told us in a preference conference this morning, he is considered armed and dangerous, a threat to anybody who might approach him. that's why the authorities in that area are warning residents in the area to stay in their homes. they're warning motorists, as well, moving through obviously not to pick up anyone that they might see on the road. there are reports of explosive devices. one resid
to go with him. >> his door and her daughter and son-in-law of finally caught up with him he has to go undergo another surgery. he's a bright had been young man plays but football baseball. the injury could have been much worse, she still has a tough time with how someone could do something like this. i know that president obama will take care of this, all of dit agents working try to get to the bottom of this. >> kron 4 news >> and we have been telling you about the up lettered laced containing rice another poison. it's customary in for mail sent to senators to be screened. senator wicker sources telling us that a possible suspect is in mind. >> pam: kron4 kron4 justine has the latest on what happened well pam they did fix that college all little bit this afternoon. not sure exactly what went wrong, but there are stairs still some of the backs some flight still delayed, and two flights were canceled today on average pulls about 2 1/2 hour delays. >> at the ticket booth you can see along the line of people try to rebut their flights even if they can't receive connecting flights. so at
on would can inher it the throne. the laws of success say only first-born boys can inherit the throne are about to be replaced after 300 years. or a girl gets it if there is no boy, like elizabeth. but prince william and kate are spenting their child in july so the changes coming in a timely moment. regardless of whether the baby is a boy or a girl, the child will be next if line after william. a royal spokesman says that the queen will consider the bill or approve it in the comes days or weeks. >> it says that josh elliott is nut if line to be the next king but he will tell us what is coming up on "good morning america" at 7:00. >> i feel like i'm 26 in line, it would be if i have become the king of england we have problems, avoid england entirely. >> but what a party? >> what a party it would be, you are coming, it is the place to be. who are we kidding. we have a lot to get to and i heard you mentioned neil diamond showing up to sing "sweet caroline" what a gesture, so many gestures we have seen in the days since the bombings last week. we are advancing that story this morning. aut
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